|Nora Gerard 12october2010 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center|
Nora Gerard, Program Director at the Yiddish Book Center, discusses her career, family and the Jewish intersections throughout her life. Sharing her experiences just starting out in television as a typist for a soap opera and eventually working her way up to directing for CBS News in New York, she explains what her career experiences have meant to her thus far. Gerard also details her involvement with the community in Springfield through developing the Holocaust Center and Springfield Community ...
Keywords: Yiddish; CBS News; Belarus; Family Tree; Springfield; Holocaust Center in Springfield; Jewish Americans; Wexler Oral History Project; Jewish Day School; Documentary; Yiddish Music; Klezmer; Yiddish Book Center; Brooklyn; Suburbs; Family; Language; Springfield Community Music Center; Community Work; Jewish Summer Camp
|Emma Morgenstern 22july2010 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center|
Emma Morgenstern, a participant in the Yiddish Book Center's Fellowship Program, discusses her academic interest in Jewish life. From speaking Judaeo-Spanish with members of the Jewish community in Greece to realizing the expressive elements of the Yiddish language, Morgenstern stresses the importance of maintaing minority languages cross-culturally. To cite this interview: Emma Morgenstern Oral History Interview, interviewed by Nora Feinsein, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, K...
Keywords: Judaeo-Spanish; Yiddish; Jews of Greece; Salonica; Sephardic Jews; Thessaloniki; Pedagogy; Reconstructionist Judaism; Yiddish Book Center; Jewish Life; Jewish Americans; Jewish Studies; Language; Jewish Identity; Perceptions of Yiddish; Religion; Secularism